Meadow Lane, Walton, Street, Somerset BA16 9LA
10 reasons to choose Walton Church of England Primary School
Walton Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Street and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 7 miles.
Walton Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary controlled faith school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2011) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Walton Church of England Primary School has six classes, some mixed-aged, and an average class size of 23 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Walton Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 30% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average. Most pupils go on to Crispin School at the end of Year 6.
The Walton Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately and are organised by topics, with cross-curricular linking where appropriate. British Council’s International School Award for international learning activities. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Walton Church of England Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Walton Church of England Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.50am to 3.15pm though after school clubs may extend the day.
Find another school near Walton Church of England Primary School
Millfield School (2.1 miles); Wells Cathedral School (9.1 miles).
Huish Episcopi Academy (8.8 miles); The Blue School (9 miles); Hugh Sexey Church of England Middle School (10.3 miles).